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Pope Francis moves to change Our Lords Prayer

Pope Francis has called for the review of a session of christian most popular prayer, ”Our Lord’s Prayer.’ The Pope said Roman catholics should adopt a better translation of the phrase, “lead us not into temptation” in the “Our Father.” Francis said the Catholic Church in France had decided to …

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Russia says Pyongyang wants direct talks with Washington – agencies

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that North Korea wants direct talks with the United States to seek guarantees on its security from Washington, Russian news agencies reported. Lavrov said he had passed on Pyongyang’s desire for direct talks to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when the …

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Putin, Erdogan voice “serious concern” over Trump’s Jerusalem stance

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone on Thursday and expressed serious concern about Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Kremlin said on Thursday. Both leaders agreed that further escalation of tensions in the Middle East cannot be allowed, and that …

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Some Nigerians in Libya not willing to return home – Official

The Charge d’Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Illiya Fachano, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to be repatriated inspite of the “unfavourable situations” . Mr. Fachano told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday: “not all of them want to come back home”. “Before you can assist them, they …

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JAMB begins 2018 candidates’ registration in 700 centres

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, has commenced the 2018 registration in over 700 centres across the 36 states of the federation including FCT. The board said the registration exercise will end in February 2018. Fabian Benjamin, the spokesperson of JAMB, said this in a statement on Thursday evening, noting …

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srael army deploys more troops after Trump Jerusalem move

srael army deploys more troops after Trump Jerusalem move

The Israeli military said on Thursday it was deploying hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank after US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Upon the conclusion of the general staff’s situation assessment, it was decided that a number of battalions will reinforce in the area …

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United can deal with Pogba’s derby absence – Mata

Manchester United have the talent to cope with Paul Pogba’s absence during their top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester City, fellow midfielder Juan Mata said ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash. Pogba, who has scored three league goals and provided five assists in eight appearances for United this season, impressed in the …

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Law student beats 40 others to clinch Dapo Olorunyomi award

A 500-level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, Kunle Adebajo, emerged the overall winner of the maiden edition of the Dapo Olorunyomi National Essay Competition (DONEC) organised by the Association of Communication and Language Arts Students, University of Ibadan on Friday 1st of December. During the award …

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Tax whistleblowers to get new protections

People who blow the whistle on corporate tax cheats will be protected under new laws that aim to encourage people to report white collar crime. The new protections will help protect the identity of people who report suspected tax offences, as well as allowing anonymous disclosures. Special Minister of State …

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Rocker Hallyday idolized in native France, obscure elsewhere

PARIS (AP) – When French TV crews descended on a Los Angeles hospital in 2009, American reporters didn’t get it. Johnny Hallyday was hospitalized. Who’s he? Only a rock music idol and legend, a man France’s president would eulogize Wednesday as “a French hero.” Hallyday, known simply as Johnny, made …

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Trump’s Jerusalem announcement a “historic landmark” – Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday hailed U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the U.S. embassy to the city as a “historic landmark”. In a speech in Washington, Trump said his announcement marked the beginning of a new approach to the Israeli-Palestinian …

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Buhari signs Federal College of Dental, Technology and Therapy; Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria; and National Intelligence Agency Pensions Establishment Bills

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 assented to the following Bills: 1. Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017. The college to be sited in Enugu, is to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental …

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to the fiercely contested Holy City. “It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the …

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FG approves six new private universities | Full List

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved licences to six private universities. The approval was given on Wednesday by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, in its meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the council chamber of the presidential villa. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who briefed State …

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The Latest: ‘Long overdue,’ Trump says about Jerusalem

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital (all times local): 12:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is previewing his announcement on Israel — saying at the White House that “it’s long overdue.” The president isn’t offering details of the decision during a …

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Buhari attends Pardoning of 500 Inmates in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday witnessed the pardoning of 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prison in Kano metropolis as part of Federal Government’s efforts to decongest prisons. Buhari granted the pardon when he arrived at the place in company with the state Abdullahi Ganduje and others. The president is …

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